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Stringing Style: 50+ Fresh Bead Designs for Jewelry

Stringing Style: 50+ Fresh Bead Designs for Jewelry


Product ID: BK-8334

by Jamie Hogsett

Jamie has collected the most gorgeous ideas from Beadwork magazine’s special issues and added 10 new projects by the talented Beadwork magazine team: Jean Campbell, Dustin Wedekind, Danielle Fox, Jamie Hogsett, and Paulette Livers. Stringing Style includes:

Step-by-step instructions, stringing tips, easy-to-understand illustrations, and stunning photographs

A Stringing 101 tutorial that covers crimping, adding jump rings and clasps, and insider design tips

Fresh-picked projects:

Beginners will love the glimmering River Gauche necklace or the imaginative L.A. Days Combo.

More experienced beaders will be captivated by the shimmering Billy Buys Buttons by the Boardwalk bracelet, the delicious Butterscotch Drops necklace, and the sweet Raspberry Swirl necklace.

With Stringing Style, you can whip up a necklace or bracelet for every day of the month and beyond!

Paperbound, 96 pages, 60 Photographs 40 illustrations

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(Japanese) Q & A

(Japanese) Q & A


Product ID: BK-1872
Japanese text

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(Russian text) Beaded Mask

(Russian text) Beaded Mask


Product ID: BK-1074
This Russian language title features beautiful necklaces and a lovely bead-embroidered mask. Another great collection of inspirational designs from our Russian beading friends!

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100 Beaded Jewelry Designs

100 Beaded Jewelry Designs


Product ID: BK-2053



Easy-To-Bead Necklaces, Bracelets, Brooches, and More
by Stephanie Burnham

More is better with this hefty collection of adornments for all occasions--from summery Daisy Chain or Petal Rope necklaces to the fall-festivities Fringed Pendant or Pearl Lozenge necklace.

You’ll find many ways to combine different shapes, colors, and materials, from tiny seed beads and cylinder beads to stunning focal beads made from crystal, shell, or bamboo.

The easy-to-navigate numbered instructions will take you from step one to done in no time. 100 Beaded Jewelry Designs delivers a huge variety of techniques--threading, knitting, weaving, stitching, knotting, netting, and finishing, along with fun stringing ideas and more.

100 Beaded Jewelry Designs is just more, more, more of everything you’ll need to know to make your own cache of dazzling jewelry!

Paperbound, 8¾ x 8¾, 144 pages, More than 250 photographs and illustrations, ISBN 1-931499-99-3.


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Bead Accessories (Japanese text)


Product ID: BK-2600
(Japanese text) Impressive step by step photographed instructions and unusual projects, including many colorful necklace and bracelet designs using a mixture of glass, plastic, & seed beads.

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Bead Accessory (peach cover) (Japanese text)

Bead Accessory (peach cover) (Japanese text)


Product ID: BK-2607
this title is written entirely in Japanese!
Beautiful full color galleries featuring necklaces, bracelets, rings, anklets, brooches, and hair pins. Yes, it’s all written in Japanese, but each piece featured in the gallery is accompanied with clear illustrations & line drawings, making it surprisingly easy to understand!
82 pages, soft cover.

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Bead Fantasies II: More Beautiful, Easy-to-Make Jewelry

Bead Fantasies II: More Beautiful, Easy-to-Make Jewelry


Product ID: BK-BF2

by Takako Samejima

Create unique, high-fashion accessories using beads.

From the streets to the runways, beaded jewelry and accessories continue to be seen everywhere.

Now, with beautiful color photos, detailed drawings and step-by-step instructions, renowned jewelry designer Takako Samejima makes it easy for even the beginner to create eye-catching, original bead accessories. The book is divided into three sections. The first part focuses on different accessories designed around one motif, for example a clover, a diamondshaped flower, a crown. The second section offers patterns that allow readers to use their own beads to create completely original pieces. The third part, entitled "Bead Items," is organized by type of accessory- rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and brooches. Bead Fantasies II offers features that will be indispensable to the novice beader: an introduction to various kinds of beads, beading techniques with step-by-step color pictures, and descriptions of tools which the reader will need to get started.

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Bead Quilled Jewelry: New Beadwork Designs with Square Stitch

Bead Quilled Jewelry: New Beadwork Designs with Square Stitch


Product ID: BK-1017

BK-1017 - Bead Quilled Jewelry: New Beadwork Designs with Square Stitch by Kathy King    $19.99

Kathy King has developed a variation the decorative paper craft of quilling to create unique designs in beadwork. In bead quilling - instead of thin strips of paper - thin strips of beads, made with square stitch, are wrapped to form circles, scrolls, and squares. The holes of the beads, rather than the sides, are exposed, to become part of the distinctive design. The author works with simple and complex combinations of quilled beads to create a variety of jewelry designs. She also incorporates crystals, pearls, and decorative threads into the pieces to add interest and texture. Softcover, 128 pages, 8.5"" x 11".


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Beaded Adornment


Product ID: BK-1952

by Jeanette Shanigan

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Beaded Weddings

Beaded Weddings


Product ID: BK-WEDD
by Jean Campbell

Wedding ceremonies get the full bead treatment in this handbook of ways to add a decorative, personal touch to nuptials. The more than 75 projects are aimed at beginning beaders—but provide plenty of ideas for more experienced crafters—and are perfect not just for brides but also for family and friends. A teaching section introduces readers to techniques that appear throughout the book in projects that defy the idea that beadwork is limited to jewelry. Patterns for tiaras, veils, cake toppers, centerpieces, invitations, guest mementos, and even venue decorations are included, bringing the unforgettable sparkle and shine of beaded embellishment to all parts of a wedding party.

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Beader’s Stash

Beader’s Stash


Product ID: BK-2115


Beader's Stash: Designs from America's Favorite Bead Shops

by Laura Levaas

Take a beading journey across two countries with Beader’s Stash, an inside look at the finest bead shops in the United States and Canada. This collection of 39+ amazing projects showcases beads in every form, from jewelry, home décor, accessories, and more. Get a peek inside the thriving world of the bead shop, pick up insider tips, and learn countless ways to conquer your bead stash!  

Beginners will find an array of inventive stringing and wireworking projects, while advanced beaders will delight in the original and whimsical ideas. Find a variety of design ideas from traditional to cutting edge—all projects were selected for their sense of style and unique use of materials.

Projects include necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings, home décor, art, and more. You’ll find a Tic Tac Toe board art deco piece, colorful beaded lanterns with a musical flair, a fuzzy felted beads bracelet with magnetized clasps, a classic picture pendant necklace that appears vintage but uses modern materials, a spiritual talisman lariat and bracelet, a feminine turquoise bolo, a gorgeous mosaic bead tray, decoupage tote bag, and much more.

Techniques range from stringing, weaving, loomwork, felting, bead embroidery, wire wrapping, soldering, and more. Beader’s Stash includes a “Beading 101” section, an illustrated techniques glossary, bead shop directory, and bead shop insider tips.

So what are you waiting for? Pop in the front door of that bead shop you’ve always wanted to visit, have a look around, meet the staff, and sit in on a class. You will walk away inspired!

Paperback, 10 x 10, 144 pages, ISBN 10: 1-931499-80-2, ISBN 13: 978-1-931499-80-4, 60 Photographs, 180 color illustrations, 10 graphs


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Beading with Peyote Stitch

Beading with Peyote Stitch


Product ID: BK-2211
by Jeannette Cook & Vicki Star This new book focuses on Peyote stitch - one of the most frequently used stitches in beadwork today! A Tools & Techniques section fullt illustrates everything you need to know for flat and 3-D pieces. Also includes a lovely gallery of beadwork by the authors and nationally-known bead artists.
Softcover, 112 pages.

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Beads Accessories #971 (Japanese text)

Beads Accessories #971 (Japanese text)


Product ID: BK-2600

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Beadwork Creates Beaded Beads

Beadwork Creates Beaded Beads


Product ID: BK-1665


edited by Jean Campbell

Making your own beads is the ultimate in creativity! With the simplest materials—seed beads, wire, and readily available findings—you can create truly unique beads, each one an expression of your personal style. The stunning work of 30 bead artists will inspire you while you learn a range of techniques, from simple to elaborate and funky to elegant. Projects range from easy to advanced and use all makes, models, sizes, and shapes of beads. Simply slide your finished bead onto a neck wire, dangle it from an earring, or feature it in an intricate piece of jewelry. All of these beaded beads are sensational and readily wearable!

Paperbound with lay-flat binding, 4 1/4 x 10, 112 pages, 30 color photographs, 100 color illustrations, 3 charts, ISBN 1-931499-27-6

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Beadwork Creates Bracelets

Beadwork Creates Bracelets


Product ID: BK-1670

 

Edited by Jean Campbell
The 30 stunning bracelets in this elegant book would be right at home in a fine arts gallery or an upscale boutique. But here they are, ready for beginning or more seasoned beadworkers to play with, adapt, and make their own. The techniques range from simple stringing to loomwork, peyote stitch, and beyond. The instructions are thorough and easy to follow. The designs are pure inspiration.

Paperbound with lay-flat binding, 4 1/4 x 10, 96 pages, 30 color photographs, 100 line drawings, 3 charts, ISBN 1-931499-20-9


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